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Queen’s birthday honours: pandemic ‘shines a light’ on nurses’ achievements

Nurses from across the UK recognised for their dedication during the pandemic and beyond

Picture shows a car being driven on an open road in a rural area

Nurses’ car insurance costs set to jump, while pay remains ‘stuck in first gear’

Study highlights living costs pressures, as profession ranks seventh highest for premiums

Wound care strategy aims to improve nurses’ skills and knowledge

The National Wound Care Core Capabilities Framework for England hopes to standardise care

Brass plate with the name of the NMC

Nurse struck off for not attempting CPR

Rosaline Appice confused a nursing home resident with another who had DNACPR notice in place

some nursing jobs are being opened up to non-nurses, RCN claims

The nursing job adverts ‘that should set alarm bells ringing’

Employers are opening nursing jobs up to non-nurses, claims RCN

12-hour shifts, pay and long-COVID top nurse agenda at RCN congress

Three-day online and in-person event in Liverpool will also focus on work-life balance

Evidence and Practice

Workplace violence: the experiences of emergency nurses in Indonesia

Managing workplace violence is crucial for the provision of high-quality nursing care

Staff education by the critical care outreach team: evaluating the effect of a study day on nurses’ knowledge levels

Staff education by the critical care outreach team: evaluating the effect of a study...

Why you should read this article: • To refresh your knowledge of the history of, and...

Carbon monoxide exposure

Screening and management of unintentional low-level carbon monoxide exposure in the...

The pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of patients with low-level carbon monoxide exposure

Understanding the effect of post-traumatic stress on the professional quality of life of pre-hospital emergency staff

The effect of post-traumatic stress on quality of life of pre-hospital emergency staff

Determining the relationship between symptoms of PTSD and professional quality of life

Outcomes of ondansetron use in children with gastroenteritis in the emergency department: a literature review

Outcomes of ondansetron use in children with gastroenteritis in the emergency...

Findings of a literature review of outcomes of ondansetron use in children with...

Evaluating a new trauma and critical care management course for nurses

Evaluating a new trauma and critical care management course for nurses

Developing the course and a discussion of the course evaluation findings


Nurses and stress: how performing arts skills can improve self-care and communication

Training given by actors is helping NHS staff to look after themselves better

COVID-19 and acute kidney injury – do you know how to identify patients at risk?

AKI is linked to COVID-19, and the pandemic has affected both its incidence and demographics


Nurses’ time to shine: how to get started on your RCN Nursing Awards entry

Advice from winners, nominees and our chair of judges to help you celebrate your achievements

Hand hygiene: how can you be sure your workplace is getting it right?

Compliance is critical to patient safety, but monitoring it is far from straightforward


Anaphylaxis: how to make a swift diagnosis, treat, monitor and advise patients

What nurses should know about this systemic allergic reaction and medical emergency

COVID-19: why pressure on emergency departments is taking a toll

Winter pressures and rising COVID-19 cases put emergency departments at eye of the storm


Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

Compassion fatigue: how to know if you have it and how to support team members

What to do when the emotional and physical toll of caring reduces your ability to empathise

Third wave of COVID-19: what might happen and how nurses can prepare for it

The next wave's timing and size in the UK is uncertain, but there are ways to get ready


How resuscitation training can ease the transition from student to newly qualified nurse

Staffordshire University’s free courses offer a way to keep in touch with former students

Why we’re glad we opted-in to paid clinical placements to help the NHS during COVID-19

Reflections on the unforgettable experience of front-line practice during the pandemic

Prison nursing: why its complexity makes it a rich learning environment for students

Clinical placements in criminal justice settings offer a wide spectrum of nursing experience


How never to let racism hold back your nursing career

As a migrant nurse, I knew I must create my own career opportunities – and here’s how

Clinical research: how getting involved gives your professional development a boost

Tips for taking an active role in nurse research, and why it’s exciting and rewarding work

Is it time to step up to a band 6 nursing position?

The pandemic may have given you a taste of more senior roles – so consider your next move